The new iPhone 11 Pro is getting great reviews in the press. It’s even been praised for its slightly lower than expected price tag. The iPhone 11 range starts at A$1,199 but a top of the line iPhone 11 Pro Max will set you back an eye-popping A$2,499.

Here are 5 things you could buy instead.


Eat smashed avo on toast every day for the next 22 weeks

Avocado toast doesn’t come cheap, but $2,499 goes a long way. Calculations courtesy of Sydney’s smashed avocado index.


Give your old device a new lease of life


Make your iPhone 7 feel brand new again by getting your battery replaced from only $99 in the convenience of your own home every two years for the next 50 years, courtesy of fix2U.


Go on a holiday to remember


Spend a week of luxury at a 5 start hotel in Bali for two – flights included.


Drink 390 pumpkin spiced lattes from Starbucks


The pumpkin spiced latte has a bit of a cult following, and as of August, it’s back on Aussie shores!


Pay off your credit card

Sick and tired of worrying about repayments, late fees and the steadily growing balance on your statement each month? OK, we’ll admit this is not the most exciting way to blow $2,499. But you just can’t beat the feeling of getting rid of that nasty credit card debt hanging over your head.